For toddlers to teens, Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley is hosting Kid-O-Rama, a week-long festival of of fun and adventure in the snow. Street parties, snowboard/ski lessons, concerts, ice skating, big trucks, s’mores, snow castles and competitions are just a few of the many awesome events provided for the youth. February 15-23 is the perfect time for family time at Kid-O-Rama during Presidents week.
Newest addition to Kid-O-Rama week is the 5,000-foot Kid-O-Rama Kastle that is made completely out of snow with 3 slides, 4 staircases, 4 towers and other sweet snow features. Find the Kid-O-Rama Kastle in SnoVentures Activity Zone at the base of Squaw Valley. Enjoy this fantasy land all week from February 15-23. Also available all week,the Kids Crafts and Game Room, in Palisades room at The Village invites the youth to join in on daily arts and craft projects as well as play fun games such as ping pong, foosball, and air hockey for $10 per child.
Definitely don’t miss out on the Lil’ Air Mountain Festival where kids who are still in primary school show off their park skills in a friendly and safe competition at SnowVentures. On February 23, kids ages 12 and under have the chance to show how it’s done from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. while practice begins at 10 a.m.
The fun festivities still aren’t over after the sun goes down. Check out the Kid-O-Rama Street Party, complete with glowsticks, a live DJ, face painting and DJ tables for kids to make some beats. Encourage kids to get creative February 16th in the Event Plaza at The Village at Squaw Valley from 2-5 p.m. Following the Street Party, head over to the SnoVentures Party and S’mores at the Kid-O-Rama Kastle February 16-17 from 5-7 p.m. Treat the kids with some sweet tre
ats and s’mores after a day of snowboarding.
For kids who get their kicks on monster trucks and big machines, hang out in the Tram Promenade (next to the Funitel) in The Village at Squaw Valley for Big Truck Night. Families have the opportunity to see first hand huge fire trucks, snowplows and grooming machines that help run the resort from 3-5 p.m. on February 21.
Teens also can get in on the action on Saturday, February 16 –23. Ski and snowboard lessons for advanced to expert riders are offered every morning for $89 per lesson to shred Squaw’s sweet runs from 9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For a lift ticket and a lesson, Squaw Valley is offering $149 ages 13-18.
A snow festival is not complete without ice skating. On Friday, February 22 from 1-4 p.m., Squaw is representing the hokey pokey and freeze dancing for the Dance Party on Ice. With skate rentals included, enjoy a skate session at the Olympic Ice Pavilion located at High Camp for $12 for adults and $6 for kids.
Families that are searching for great deals during Presidents week are in luck with the Tahoe Super 4 Pack which offers 4 full days of ski/ride time the rest of this season with no blackout dates! The pricing for adults is less than $83 a day, $70 for young adults and seniors and $43 for kids.
Want to extend the family snowboard session into an overnight trip? Squaw Valley Lake Tahoe Reservations offers a lodging deal for a free kid’s lift ticket at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows for every adult multi-day lift ticket purchased at $61 per person/per night for a two-day stay minimum.
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